Udupi is a town in the south-west Indian State of Karnataka. It is the headquarters of Udupi District. Udupi is notable for the Krishna Temple, and lends its name to the popular Udupi cuisine. Udupi, also known as Rajata Peetha and Shivalli (Shivabelli), a centre of pilgrimage, is situated about 58 km north of Mangalore and about 422 km north-west of Bangalore.
There are many hotels in Udupi that are provided for the tourists. These Udupi hotels are very popular because of their service and the reasonable price seems to be a breather for the people who come to visit this majestic place. Hotels are one such place that provides a comfortable stay after a tiring trip and these hotels exactly serves the purpose. These hotels like any other hotels in India give the tourist a royal treatment after all India is a royal country which has its roots from thousands of years back. The services are known for its excellence and the quality is better than the rest. So this work of excellence has been served well to the thousands of people who turn up to this pace every year from all corners of the world.
Best time to visit
The climate in Udupi is hot in summers and pretty good in winter. During summers (from March to May) the temperature reaches up to 40°C and in winters (from December to February) it is usually between 32°C and 20°C. The Monsoon period is from June to September with one of the rainfall averaging more than 4000mm every year and heavy winds.
Places to visit
The ancient temples of Ananteshvara and Chandramaulishvara, The Ambalpadi Devi temple and the Kadiyali Mahishamardini, The Manipal Venugopal Temple, Manipal University Campus, Dr TMA Pai Planetarium, Manipal Anatomy Museum, Manipal Health Sciences Library, Hotel Valleyview, Manipal Endpoint, Manipal Lake (Ganapati Temple) and Suvarna River (Ganapati Temple), The Rashtrakavi Govinda Pai Research Centre museum in the M.G.M, College premises, Karkala Jain temples and Bahubali statue, Moodabidri Jain temples.
Lord Krishna of Udupi has a magnetic appeal. Other important temples are Ambalpady, Kumbashi Sri Mahaganapathi, and Siddhi Vinayaka temple in Hattiangady, Kollur Mookambika temple, Basadis in Karkala and the monolith statue of Gomateshwara, churches and mosques and other religious centers are worth seeing.